Printed in Morse code and transcribed by Samuel Morse himself, this message was transmitted from Baltimore to Washington, D.C., over the nation's first long-distance telegraph line.
The message–“What Hath God Wrought?”–was telegraphed back to the Capitol a moment later by Vail. The question, taken from the Bible (Numbers 23:23), had been suggested to Morse by Annie ...
"What hath God wrought" is a phrase from the Book of Numbers (Numbers 23:23), and may refer to: "What hath God wrought", the official first Morse code message transmitted in the U.S. on May 24, 1844 to officially open the Baltimore–Washington telegraph line; What hath God wrought?
WHAT HATH GOD Wrought The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 | DANIEL WALKER HOWE: Between the War of 1812 and the conquest of Mexico in 1848, the size of the United States doubled, a communications and transportation revolution took place, Protestantism spurred reform movements, and the meaning of democracy came under question.
(archaic) An expression of wonder and marvel at something. 1855, Thomas Raffles, A Burning and A Shining Light, page 151: A divine unction evidently attended his ministry, and such were the effects produced, that every beholder, with astonishment and admiration, cried "what hath God wrought!" 1925, Donald Ogden Stewart, The Crazy Fool, page 224: "Oh, my ...
What hath God wrought! is from the Book of Numbers–the 4th book of the Old Covenant: Surely there is no enchantment (sorcery) against Jacob, neither is there any divination against Israel: according to this time it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, What hath God wrought! (Numbers 23:23).
What Hell Hath Man Wrought? Sean D. Francis June 8, 2011. ... “Would you like to go out?” “No thanks.” “Oh my god, what is wrong with me, why don’t you like me?” Ohh… well okay, maybe this doesn’t apply to you but I just saw a bit of myself in that, though I don’t turn it onto the woman I’ve asked out.
Dear God What Have We Wrought?! “What have we wrought over these past 70 years?” asked Hassebrook. What have we wrought with in our lives?..... aintor, May 8, 2010 #3. ... "What hath God wrought" was the first sentence transmitted in 1844 by Samuel Morse when he invented the telegraph. I don't know why it would be particularly popular now.
What Hath God Wrought The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 Daniel Walker Howe Oxford History of the United States. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History; Part of the acclaimed series, The Oxford History of the United States; Illuminates the period from the battle of New Orleans to the end of the Mexican-American War
Such was my experience reading What Hath God Wrought (The title comes from Samuel F.B. Morris's famous line which he sent over the telegraph; as author Daniel Howe points out, the line was not in the form of a question). This is a doorstop of a book, at 860 pages of text.